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Lazy Lizard Motor Inn
Ranked #1 of 42 Hotels in Port Douglas
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

Large, clean, comfortable rooms with kitchenette. We were so fortunate to find the Lazy Lizard and highly recommend it! We had a rental car for driving into town and could park right in front of our door. The hosts have travel info & will book tours for you. Tour shuttle provides pickup & return. Very convenient & relaxing. No worries, mate.
Friendly, generous, & helpful hosts seem to love what they do and know how to make you feel right at home!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

Very helpful, knowledgeable owners Penny and Jim Ewan. Generous and flexible with their time assisting us with our arrangements/tours to make the most of the area for 4 wonderful days. Accommodation excellent, nothing lacking. Outside area very attractive. Great pool and spa pool with BBQ area.
Bonus: stay in Port Douglas at the Lazy Lizard and arrange trips to the reef and rainforest. Avoids traveling to and from Cairns before and after long day tours. Owners arrange arrival and departure transportation to and from Cairns airport. Plus we had time to spend a few hours in Cairns after we arrived before traveling to Port Douglas for our first night.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

My partner Paul and I stayed at the Lazy lizard in late February. Jim and Penny were more like friends than hosts. They went out of their way to make our stay special, even giving me a bottle of wine for my birthday! Jim drove us round on the first night to show us the best restaurants and booked all our trips for us.There were bikes to borrow free of charge and the shuttle bus into town (which you paid for) picked you up and dropped jyou ust outside the motel. The small pool was adequate for a few swimmers and the jacuzzi was relaxing!The room was spacious and spotless. I would recommend this motel to all ages. Thanks Penny and Jim. Look forward to seeing you another time.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank you, we both really enjoy helping our guests.

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Reviewed 22 March 2012

The Lazy Lizard Inn was more like a B&B rather than a motel. Jim and Penny were the best hosts a traveller could ask for. They went out of their way to offer advice, provide a good selection at breakfast (which was delivered to our room the night before) and book excursions for us. Penny even invited us to join them for coffee and toast the morning of our checkout - such nice, gracious people! If only all accommodations could provide this level of service. The room itself was spacious, airy and clean, with small kitchen with fridge, microwave and all the dishes we needed to prepare simple meals. The grounds were spotless, and BBQs on site were great to have. Port Douglas is heaven on earth, what a gorgeous spot. Between the hotel and the area, I didn't want to leave!!!
Thank you Jim and Penny for making our stay in Port Douglas even more memorable, and for recommending Calypso for our Great Barrier Reef excursion. The Calypso's crew were professional and educated us on different aspects of the GBR. Super lunch too!

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

It was lovely to stay at the Lazy Lizard. We had everything we needed. Penny and Jim had lots of good advice for tours, and were wonderfully friendly and personable. Our daughter loved the pool.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Lazy Lizard Motor Inn

Address: 121 Davidson St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia (Formerly Best Western Lazy Lizard Mtr Inn)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Port Douglas
#1 Family Hotel in Port Douglas
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
Price Range: ₹ 5,295 - ₹ 8,249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lazy Lizard Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The largest motel rooms in Port at 46sq metres! FREE undercover parking and FREE WiFi. Set in tranquil tropical garden surrounds with saltwater pool. Rest and Relax and enjoy the quiet setting, away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy a beverage on your patio or a lunch or dinner on the barbeque beside the pool. Aidan & Alex can offer advice on tours and book tours to the reef or rainforest and beyond, whatever suits your needs. We are a 12-minute walk to the beach and about 20 minutes to the main street. By car to Macrossan street is about 4 minutes and there is free parking in town. Rates are for 2 people. Maximum 4 people per Deluxe Queen Studio and King studio, 3 in a Queen studio and 5 in a family studio. ... more   less 
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